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School Closings For Tuesday, 12/13/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Keweenaw and Northern Houghton counties are under a Blizzard Warning until 7:00 a.m. Thursday.  The National Weather Service says arctic air will surge across Lake Superior and the Keweenaw Peninsula with westerly winds gusting between 30 to 40 mph through tomorrow morning.  Frequent whiteout conditions are expected […]

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Iron River Police Chief Fired

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Iron River, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Chief of Police in Iron River has been fired. Reports today that Iron River City Manager David Thayer terminated the contract of Chief Laura Frizzo on Friday. Clashes over management styles between Frizzo and Thayer resulted in “irreconcilable differences” being cited as the reason for […]

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Two Arrested In Hancock Guns And Ammo Theft

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Hancock, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Hancock City Police say they have arrested two people in connection with the theft of weapons and ammunition from a downtown business. Two students from Finlandia University were arrested on Saturday afternoon after three handguns and two boxes of .40 caliber ammunition were located in an on-campus […]

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School Closings for Monday, 12/12/16

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several schools in the Delta County area are closed today due to inclement weather: Bark River-Harris Big Bay de Noc Schools Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Escanaba & Escanaba Headstart Gladstone & Gladstone Headstart Hannahville Schools  Holy Name Catholic School Mid-Peninsula Schools Rapid River & Rapid River Headstart

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NMU Board Approves Medicinal Horticulture Business Program

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University will offer a new medicinal plant chemistry program next fall. The new four-year degree will combine experimental horticulture and advanced analytical chemistry with an optional entrepreneurial track. The NMU Board of Trustees formally approved the program today. In other business, the board recognized outgoing […]

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Supplemental Budget Bill Includes $1 Million For Mackinac Island

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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Legislature has finalized a supplemental budget bill to the state’s Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget that includes $1 million for improvements at Mackinac Island State Park. Supporters of the bill say the funding will help make improvements to Fort Mackinac and other buildings on the island. […]

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Northern Michigan University Commencement This Weekend

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University is holding their mid-year commencement tomorrow in Marquette. Andre Stringer of Detroit will be the student speaker while Kyle Hantz of Marquette will be the student musical soloist at the ceremony. A new recognition program will debut at graduation. The Students’ Choice Award will […]

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School Closings For Thursday 12/8/16

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  School Closings for Thursday, December 8th, 2016: Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette School

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One Injured In Dickinson Co. Rollover Accident

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Norway, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One person was injured in a rollover traffic crash this morning in Dickinson County. It happened on US-2 near the DNR Field Office in Norway around 8:00 a.m. central time. Norway Police say a westbound Ford sedan was stopped on the highway attempting to turn left onto […]

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Negaunee Township Power Plant Public Hearing Set

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Negaunee Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Negaunee Township Board is holding a public hearing tomorrow about the proposed building of an energy-generation plant in the township. Wisconsin-based WE Energies is considering the construction of a $180 million natural gas-fired power plant at an industrial park in Negaunee Township. The Township Board […]

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